Author Archives: Mr R Gowdy

Stone Age Pottery

We have been learning about Stone Age Pottery. It dates back to around 3500BC, during the Neolithic period. To better understand the challenges people of this time faced, we made our Stone Age pottery using only the materials and resources they would have had. The results were fantastic.

 

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day

As part of National Poetry day we planned and wrote our own Stone-Age Kenning poems. We also took turns to read Kenning poems we had written as homework to see if anyone could work out what was being described using the clues. Continue Reading

Cave paintings

Cave paintings

Our first topic in Year 3 is about the Stone Age. To start our topic we explored cave paintings, we learnt about how Stone Age people created cave paintings using charcoal and other natural materials, then had a go at being Stone Age artists by creating our own cave paintings in class. Continue Reading

We are scientists!

We are scientists!

In class we have been investigating which materials would be best to make a model aeroplane. First we explored a range of materials and chose which we thought would be best. Next we measured the distance each aeroplane flew to see which material was the best. We concluded that cardboard was best for this design,… Continue Reading